Western Africa

Cape Verde Cape Verde Cape Verde Cape Verde Sierra Leone Cape Verde Gambia Guinea-Bissau Togo Sierra Leone Liberia Benin Senegal Ghana Guinea Burkina Faso Côte d'Ivoire Nigeria Mauritania Niger Mali

Western Africa

Population
348,773,000
Living Languages
885
Institutional: 57, Developing: 222, Vigorous: 499, In Trouble: 57, Dying: 50
 
 
For categories, see Development and Endangerment.

Benin

Population
9,984,000
Living Languages
55
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
8
Developing
21
Vigorous
24
In Trouble
1
Dying
1

Burkina Faso

Population
17,323,000
Living Languages
70
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
25
Vigorous
27
In Trouble
13
Dying
2

Cape Verde Islands

Population
527,000
Living Languages
2
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
2
Developing
0
Vigorous
0
In Trouble
0
Dying
0

Côte d’Ivoire

Population
27,702,000
Living Languages
82
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
4
Developing
36
Vigorous
35
In Trouble
5
Dying
2

Gambia

Population
1,968,000
Living Languages
11
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
2
Vigorous
4
In Trouble
1
Dying
1

Ghana

Population
27,043,000
Living Languages
81
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
13
Developing
46
Vigorous
15
In Trouble
7
Dying
0

Guinea

Population
10,629,000
Living Languages
36
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
5
Developing
10
Vigorous
17
In Trouble
2
Dying
2

Guinea-Bissau

Population
1,726,000
Living Languages
22
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
1
Developing
7
Vigorous
9
In Trouble
3
Dying
2

Liberia

Population
4,503,000
Living Languages
31
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
2
Developing
17
Vigorous
11
In Trouble
0
Dying
1

Mali

Population
16,956,000
Living Languages
66
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
7
Developing
18
Vigorous
35
In Trouble
6
Dying
0

Mauritania

Population
3,537,000
Living Languages
7
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
3
Vigorous
0
In Trouble
0
Dying
1

Niger

Population
18,046,000
Living Languages
21
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
4
Developing
7
Vigorous
9
In Trouble
1
Dying
0

Nigeria

Population
181,562,000
Living Languages
520
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
20
Developing
78
Vigorous
351
In Trouble
27
Dying
44

Senegal

Population
13,509,000
Living Languages
38
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
18
Vigorous
7
In Trouble
8
Dying
2

Sierra Leone

Population
6,453,000
Living Languages
25
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
5
Developing
14
Vigorous
2
In Trouble
1
Dying
3

Togo

Population
7,305,000
Living Languages
44
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
4
Developing
22
Vigorous
16
In Trouble
2
Dying
0